loads more acts announced for The Great Escape

including Example, Frank Turner, The Vaccines, & Yuck

published: Thu 3rd Mar 2011

Example

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May 2011
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
last updated: Wed 11th May 2011

Example, Frank Turner, and The Vaccines are amongst the latest wave of acts added to the bill at this year's The Great Escape.

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The latest acts are topped by Example, Frank Turner, The Vaccines, The Naked & Famous, Gang Gang Dance, Yuck, The Radio Dept., Dinosaur Pile Up, and Cults.

The new acts just announced include Holy Ghost!, Devlin, Ed Sheeran, The Antlers, Mona, Suuns, Chad Valley, The Phantom Band, Josh T Pearson, The Phoenix Foundation, And So I Watch You From Afar, Fixers, Alex Winston, Luke Abbott, Grimes, Actress, 2:54, Cloud Control, PS I Love You, Handsome Furs, and Oh Land.

Heading for the Brighton bash will also be K.Flay, James Vincent McMorrow, Thus:Owls, The Staves, CHLLNGR, The Secret Sisters, Yaaks, Sissy And The Blisters, Niki & The Dove, Alex Clare, Planningtorock, Cloud Nothings, Braids, and Star Slinger.

Further additions to the line-up include Alexander Tucker, Housse De Racket, Talking Pictures, Dark Horses, Blood Command, Team Ghost, Anoraak, Funeral Suits, Malpas, Saint Saviour, Dean McPhee, Luluc, EMA, Bones, Hind Ear, Radio Radio, Fiction, Rhob Cunningham, and ANR.

Completing the new additions are Idiot Glee, Hey Rosetta!, To The Bones, Dog Is Dead, DM Stith, Breton, Duzheknew, Comanechi, Die! Die! Die!, Mazes, Plaster of Paris, Cascadeur, and Alpines.

They join a line-up of acts including DJ Shadow, Friendly Fires, Sufjan Stevens (Dome Shows), plus Katy B, Warpaint, The Joy Formidable, Villagers, Twin Shadow, Marnie Stern, Alela Diane, Max Richter, Hauschka, Little Dragon, Smoke Fairies, D/R/U/G/S, Brother, Becoming Real, Trophy Wife, PVT, Dutch Uncles, Tribes, SBTRKT, The Heartbreaks, Spark, Nedry, Worriedaboutsatan, Big Deal, Matthew and The Atlas, The Soft Moon, Teeth, Ghostpoet, Marques Toliver, Worship, Tripwires, Dustin O'Halloran, Lucy Swann, Visions of Trees, Seams, Marcus Foster, Ben Howard, The Holidays, The Jezabels, Said the Whale, Team Me, Bonjay, Deep Sea Arcade, Seekae, The Mountains and the Trees, Winter Gloves, DZ Deathrays, Woodhands, Heathers, The Bonfires, Paper Crows, Dan Parsons, NLF3, Brasstronaut, and gaBLe.

The line-up will include over 300 acts from around the globe in around 30 venues within Brighton City Centre. The venues are all a close walk from each other with each venue equipped to an international showcase standard. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Following their February festival in London, Ted Baker bring the HMV Next Big Thing stage to Brighton this year, expect the cream of emerging talent that played the London event in February plus special guests. Returning this year for a third time will be the street gigs with Relentless.

As well as the live music, there's also a number of "Parkinson" style interviews with luminaries from the world of Music and Media, to show the way in which success is achieved, as well as educational panels, workshops and networking sessions. The first speakers and panels have been confirmed and include producer Paul Epworth in conversation, plus key players from PRS for Music, Deloitte, BMG UK, Cooking Vinyl, Various Artists Management and ACUMEN Media Law. DJ Shadow will be 'in conversation' about his pioneering career on Friday 13th May where he will provide a unique insight into his work to date, and explain how the Shadowsphere was both conceived and realised.


Three day early bird tickets are priced at £45. To buy tickets, click here.

This year, a small number of shows will take place at The Dome in Brighton with DJ Shadow, Friendly Fires, and Sufjan Stevens. Dome Show Single Gig Tickets start at £15 per show or top up a festival wristband at £6 per show.

Thursday 12th to Saturday 14th May 2011
venues in Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9NA, England MAP
£49.50
last updated: Wed 11th May 2011


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